National History Day Research - Wyndham
2018 theme:

Essential Questions: 
* What were the events or influences that came before?
* How was my topic influenced: economic, social, political & cultural climate of the time period?
* Why did my topic happen at this particular time and place?
Push past the antiquated view of history as mere facts & dates and drill down into historical content to develop perspective & understanding

Annotated Bibliography  Annotated Bibliography 
NHD guide and example- Wyndham                       

REMOTE ACCESS: username and password

JSTOR or Academic Search Premier (for more in-depth articles)

eBook Collections:  You can search an eBook collections as you would a database to find articles from different books on a topic. When you are off campus, log in with the CCHS username and password.
Reference Books: Consult specialized encyclopedias for your topic or region.
300s - Social Issues
909 - World History
920 - Biographical Collections
940 - European History
  • Finding eBooks in the catalog - To search for just eBooks  in the catalog, click on: "Search only Electronic Books".  Note: Many, but not all, eBooks are listed in the catalog; call number will have "online" before the number.  
    • EX: Search "World War"  and check 'eBooks only':  ONLINE 327.1273 JAN The dark game: true spy stories from invisible ink to CIA moles   (This is an Overdrive Book - log in with your student ID; Don't download Overdrive books onto school computers - use the "Read" option on school computer.
To get better Google search results, try typing site:edu or site:org + name of topic  
 Examples:    site:org "treaty of versailles"                
                       ex: site:org pompeii

Michelyne Gray,
Oct 16, 2017, 11:27 AM
Michelyne Gray,
Nov 9, 2016, 8:42 AM